LGBT Groups Boycott Salvation Army’s Red Kettles

Posted: December 6, 2011 in Christian persecution

12-5-2011

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists are calling for a boycott of the Salvation Army’s annual red kettle drive because of the Christian charity’s stance on homosexuality, the Christian Post reports. Maj. George Hood, national community relations secretary for the Salvation Army, said the disagreement between the organization and gay-rights groups came down to theology. “The Salvation Army and the gay community are never going to come to an agreement on the topic,” he said, reiterating that the Salvation Army would not change its beliefs about homosexuality any more than gay groups would change theirs. He added that the Salvation Army wouldn’t be hurt by the boycott, but rather the people it serves, including many from the gay community. “If people refuse to give, it’s the poor and people in need that will suffer,” he said.

http://www.crosswalk.com/blogs/religion-today-blog/lgbt-groups-boycott-salvation-army-red-kettles.html

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s